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Day Trip: Make Kings Mountain National Military Park your next destination


How many times have you driven south on Interstate 85, passed the road sign that reads “Kings Mountain National Military Park” and said, I’m stopping there next time?

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11 ideas for what to give the person who has everything


Gift giving doesn’t have to be about swapping ugly sweaters, plastic stuff and cash.

My siblings and I started giving our parents experience gifts several years ago. We knew they didn’t need stuff, and one more gift card to a chain restaurant would kill us.

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Feeling like Scrooge? 14 holiday events outside Charlotte to get you in the spirit


Are you more “bah humbug” than “Joy to the World” these days? Sometimes it takes a special event to get in a celebratory mood for the holidays. Visit one of these out-of-town places for a sparkly, joyful and magical experience (bet you’re feeling it already.)

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